Record breaking container ship at Klaipedos Smelte Terminal

On 09th of August the MSC ASYA berthed at the JSSC Klaipedos Smelte terminal bringing a record size of 336,68 meter-long and 45,60 m. width to the port of Klaipeda. With this size it overtook the previous record holder – the MSC Charleston which visited JSSC Klaipedos Smelte in June.

MSC ASYA handled at Kleipedis Smelte Terminal

MSC ASYA handled at Kleipedis Smelte Terminal

The volume of 1.333 TEU handled by STS cranes with a loading speed of 94.2 containers per hour for the vessel.

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MSC ASYA: Vessel capacity – 9,178 TEU and a maximum draft – 15,3 m.

In 2011 the terminal has implemented the RBS TOPS terminal operating system to be ready and set for these kind of vessels and operate them with speed and efficiency.

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